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Passenger woes continue across Europe

Severe weather has caused major disruption at Europe's major airports for a third day

Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers rest at terminal five at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
A passenger rests on the floor of terminal five at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers rest at terminal five at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers crowd into Terminal 1 at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers wait for flights from Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers sit in a subway as they wait for flights at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers wait for flights in the check-in area of Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers line up to get into Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
A passenger reacts as he stands surrounded by luggage, near the Eurostar terminal, inside St Pancras International train station in London on December 20, 2010. (AFP/Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
A workman sprays a BMI aircraft with de-icer at Heathrow Airport on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport. One runway is closed and all short-haul flights have been cancelled (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Thousands of stranded travellers spent the night in airports across Europe as more flights were cancelled Monday because of snow and ice, extending travel misery just days before Christmas. Following a weekend of disruption at major European hubs such as London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Brussels, airports struggled to clear the backlog as passengers tried to reach their destinations in time for December 25 (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queue at London St Pancras International Rail Station for Eurostar services to the continent on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers are served hot drinks by the Salvation Army as they queue outside St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queue in St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queue outside St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queue outside St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queue outside St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)
Passenger woes continue across Europe
Passengers queuing in St Pancras train station for Eurostar services to mainland Europe watch a giant television screen reporting on their travel delays on December 20, 2010 in London, England. Severe weather has caused major disruption at the United Kingdom's biggest airport for a third day (Getty Images)